Marty Katz of the Century City law firm Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton has been named California Lawyer magazine's entertainment law attorney of the year.
Filmmaker Neil Mandt has been grappling with the conundrum faced by everyone who ever won a bunch of festival prizes. People seem to love his film -- made with brother Michael -- but it's just too…
The board of Peace Arch Entertainment Group Tuesday placed CEO Gary Howsam on administrative leave following his arrest Monday in connection with a U.S. federal investigation into transactions…
Viacom will borrow $750 million to pay down debt, the company announced Tuesday. The media conglom said it has agreed to sell $500 million in 6.125% senior notes due in 2017 and $250 million in…
Matt LeBlanc's former manager is suing the actor for allegedly failing to pay commissions due her for the past seven years.
Fifteen Kiwi actors who appeared in various installments of "Lord of the Rings" got a lesson in Hollywood accounting when they opened royalty statements from New Line and found that despite millions…
French media and telco conglom Vivendi on Tuesday reported strong first quarter financial results, with profit up 22.8% to E771 million ($1.05 billion) compared with the year-ago period.
The six major Hollywood studios, joined by Miramax, New Line and DreamWorks, have sued a Tennessee theater owner for allegedly under-reporting box office receipts to the tune of "hundreds of…
The nation's three largest theater chains have cashed out part of their investment in an advertising joint venture, as National CineMedia went public Wednesday, raising nearly $800 million in an…
OBN Holdings is set to launch a film-oriented video site in a joint venture with iStream Planet. Web site Film Hook is a "major step in accomplishing one of our major goals, which is for OBN to…
Shares in Cablevision Systems jumped on Thursday as investors speculated that the New York-area cable operator may sell its Rainbow Media unit to John Malone's Liberty Media.